Jo Gane: Photographic Artist & Educator

BOM Fellowship

I'm excited to be working at BOM (Birmingham Open Media) throughout 2015 as one of their fellows, joining a hugely inspiring creative network. I'll be using the time and space to investigate historic processes and create new collaborative work in the JHB archive.

BOM is an amazing new art and technology space close to New Street Station where lots of very interesting things will be happening, for more details go to their website here.

Nuneaton Museum Exhibition

The exhibition of The JHB Archive at Nuneaton Museum in Riversley Park, Nuneaton is now open and runs from Saturday 1st November 2014 until Sunday 14th December 2014. Opening Times are as follows:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 10.30am until 4.30pm
Sunday: 2.00pm until 4.30pm
Bank Holidays: 10.30am until 4.30pm
A closing event will be held in December, watch this space for updates.

Herbert Art Gallery Workshops

I'll be running a couple of events at the Herbert Museum and Art Gallery, Coventry as part of Jason Tilley's exhibition 'The People of India' which opens on 26th September 2014, Details are below - for more information and to book, please contact the gallery here

Pinhole Photography Workshop 

Saturday 25 October
11:00 to 4pm 
Photography does not require expensive cameras - this workshop offers an opportunity to make your own pinhole camera using recycled materials and photograph using this camera in the area surrounding the gallery. Using simply daylight and chemicals to make negative images that you can process during the course of the workshop. 
Historic Portrait Studio

Saturday 22 November

10:00 to 4:00

£5, drop-in.

A unique chance to make a portrait of yourself with photographer Jo Gane.  Using antique brass and wood cameras and the 19th century technique of wet collodian photography she will take your portrait and produce a one-off ambrotype image on metal. Put the magic back in the photography by taking part in the mysterious process that produces a distinctive portrait for you to keep.

Brighton Photo Fringe Open

New work from the series 'Machines for Modern Living' currently in progress have been selected along with 18 artists for a showcase as part of Brighton Photo Fringe which runs alongside the Brighton Photo Biennale.

The showcase will run from 4th October to 2nd November 2014. More information can be found here.

Photography and Installation Exhibition

I'll be exhibiting some new work, currently still in progress titled 'Machines for Moidern Living' as part of an exhibition exploring contemporary Photography and Installation at Oxford House in Bethnal Green, London from 6th - 14th October 2014. Join us for the private view on the evening of Tuesday 7th October.

Other photographers involved are LCC Alumni:

Diane Bielk, Elisa Noguera Lopez, Ella Bryant, Francesca Hitzeman, Ian Rudgewick Brown, Jochen Klein, Katja Meyer, Kevin Newark, Lydia Goldblatt, Marcella Simeone, Maria Garofova, Minna Pollanen, Pablo Antoli, Peter Ainsworth, Richard Kolker, Sara Wellenkamp, Sayako Sugawara, Teresa Eng, Michael Rodgers.